Titolo: Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic ...
Casa editrice: University of Illinois Press
Condizione libro: Very Good
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Riassunto: Although media coverage often portrays young people in urban areas as politically apathetic or disruptive, this book provides an antidote to such views through narratives of dedicated youth civic engagement and leadership in Chicago, Mexico City, and Rio de Janeiro. This innovative comparative study provides nuanced accounts of the personal experiences of young people who care deeply about their communities and are actively engaged in a variety of public issues. Drawing from extensive interviews and personal narratives from the young activists themselves, Citizens in the Present presents a vibrant portrait of a new, politically involved generation.
Maria de los Angeles Torres is director and professor of Latin American and Latin studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Irene Rizzini is a professor at the Ponitfical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the director of the International Center for Research on Childhood. Norma del Río is a professor of psychology in the department of education and communication at the Metropolitan Autonomous University--Cochimilco (UAM) in Mexico City.
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